Muttur town tense, under curfew

[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 August 2003, 16:22 GMT]
The Eastern Region Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the Sri Lanka Police, Mr. Neville Wijesinghe, said Thursday that a curfew has been declared in the Muttur town from 7 p.m. Thursday till 6 a.m. Friday as tension prevailed in the area following the killing of two Muslim youths, who were residents of Muttur, on Wednesday at Chelvanayakapuram in the Uppuveli Police division in the north of Trincomalee town.

Meanwhile, a large gathering of Muslim public, including Minister and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader, Mr.Rauff Hakeem, and parliamentarians Mr.K.M.Thowfeek and Mr.M.S.Thowfeek, attended the burial of the deceased Muslim youths in Muttur Thursday evening, sources said.

In the meantime, Tamil sources reported the abduction of a Tamil youth, Adrian Selvan, 20, an Advanced Level student in Muttur, on Wednesday night around 10.30 p.m. soon after the killing of two Muslim youths in Trincomalee. Another Tamil youth, S.Mohanras, was severely assaulted by a group of persons in Muttur Thursday morning, the sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
24.08.19 02:22  
Tamil representatives urged to boycott OMP office opening in Jaffna
24.08.19 00:04   Photo
Despite ending Emergency, Sirisena keeps SL military empowered with police powers
23.08.19 07:04  
SL Forest Department remains unmoved by uprooted Tamils’ demand for resettlement
22.08.19 06:50  
40 parents of missing persons die within 915 days of protest
21.08.19 18:17   Photo
‘Death certificates’ issued to 500 of 3,500 Tamils subjected to enforced disappearance in Ampaa'rai
20.08.19 20:23  
Wigneswaran warns of bleak future for Tamils, urges planning for next step
19.08.19 19:23   Photo
IC sheds crocodile tears over Shavendra appointment, US engages with his war-time chief
18.08.19 23:50   Photo
SL TID detains outspoken Tamil doctor at Pazhai hospital
17.08.19 23:08   Photo
SLA Jaffna commander refuses to release Palaali lands at meeting presided by Wickramasinghe
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=9643